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[gothic-l] Re: Gothic inquiries

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  • Magnus Hreinn Snaedal
    Notice that farwa is not strong fem. As the form aþaramma shows it is dat.sg. of either a strong masc. or neut. I thik it is generally taken to be a
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 16, 1998
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      Notice that 'farwa' is not strong fem. As the form 'aþaramma' shows it is
      dat.sg. of either a strong masc. or neut. I thik it is generally taken to
      be a neut., nom.sg. 'farw'.
      M.Sn.

      > I think this is the last new bit of Gothic found, the final verses from
      >the Aíwaggeljo þaírh Marku, Chapter 16:
      >
      > twáim ize atáugiþs warþ in anþaramma farwa, gaggandam du wehsa:
      >13 Jah jáinái galeiþandans gataíhun þáim anþaráim; niþ-þáim galáubidedun.
      >14 Bi spedistin þan anakumbjandam þáim áinlibim atáugida jah idweitida
      >ungaláubein ize jah harduhaírtein, unte þáim gasai#andam ina urrisanana, ni
      >galáubidedun.
      >15 Jah qaþ du im: gaggandans in þo manaseþ alakjo, merjáiþ þo aíwaggeljon
      >allái þizái gaskaftái.
      >16 Jah sa galáubjands ufdáupiþs ganisiþ; iþ saei ni galáubeiþ, afdomjada.
      >17 Aþþan táikns þáim galáubjandam þata afargaggiþ: in namin meinamma
      >unhulþons uswaírpand: razdom rodjand niujáim,
      >18 waúrmans nimand, jah jabái ingibe va drigkaina, ni þáuh im agljái; ana
      >unháilans handuns uslagjands, jah waíla waírþiþ im.
      >19 Þanuh þan fráuja Iesus afar þatei rodida du im, usnumans warþ in himin
      >jah gasat af taíhswon gudis.
      >20 Iþ jáinái usgaggandans meridedun and allata miþ fráujin gawaúrstwin jah
      >þata waúrd tulgjandin þaírh þos afargaggandeins táiknins. Amen.
      >
      > Aíwaggeljo þaírh Marku ustáuh. Wulþus þus Guþ. Amen.
      >
      > I think the only new word here was farwa "form" in line 12, cognate to
      >German Farbe "color"; it's a strong feminine (so farwa, þo farwa, þizos
      >farwos, þizái farwái; þos farwos, þizo farwo, þáim farwom).
      >/\ WISTR LAG WIGS RAIHTS
      >\/ WRAIQS NU IST <> David Salo
      ><dsalo@...> <>
      >
      >


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